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No Amount Of ‘Blackmail’ Will Stop FG’s Hope Agenda – Umahi Warns Contractors

Minister warned that any contractor, who does not adhere to the minimum standard, would be queried…

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Minister of Works, Sen. David Umahi

Minister of Works, Sen. David Umahi, said that no contractor working on federal roads under the President Tinubu administration should be scared of a government probe, adding that no amount of “blackmail” will stop FG’s Hope Agenda.

VerseNews reports that the Minister warned that any contractor, who does not adhere to the minimum standard, would be queried and asked to go back to the site.

“The last administration did well on road construction and I am only out to see to the status of these projects.

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“Nobody should be afraid of probe, I am only following Mr President’s renewed Hope Agenda and no amount of blackmail will stop this agenda,”

He added that using concrete technology for road construction remains the best for Nigeria at the moment, citing his time as Governor and praising Gov. Bassey Otu for following suit, adding:

“Aside from the durability, it is also the most cost effective when compared with bitumen.

“The road is beautiful and I have seen it already and it is a good initiative of Sen. Otu.

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“This is what President Bola Tinubu has been preaching, we can not continue to do the same thing the same way and expect a different result.

“We are trying to do it differently and we should expect a different result for our road infrastructure.
It’s cheaper than the asphalt.

“Today, the dollar rate is almost N1,000 to the dollar and the cost of crude oil is about 94 dollars per barrel.

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“There is no contract you sign for asphalt today and say you have a contract because you will be carrying it almost every day due to the behaviour of the dollar.”

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